signatures, key ids etc.

Nicholas Cole npcole at
Wed Jul 6 23:59:46 CEST 2005

As I read 2440 (and the output of gpg), only the Key
ID of the key that signed a key is stored with the
signature.  The chance of two keys with the same ID is
lower than the chance of two with the same
fingerprint, so I was wondering why the fingerprint
was not stored.

Is there any way that a user would be able to tell, in
the theoretical case that two keys with the same ID
were on his keyring, which had made a signature?



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